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Bush Storeys' Resources

Stories about storeys.

This chapter helps you assess bush structure and its resources that help sustain indigenous populations' viability.

 

Emergent storey flowering and fruiting times in relation to native birds’ annual life cycle

Emergent trees are the most prolific source of food and shelter for indigenous animals. Female podocarps' fleshy seeds ripen at different times of the year, together they can provide reliable food resources for resident indigenous bird populations.

Spring and summer food resource (important for bird’s breeding life cycle)

 

Canopy and sub canopy storeys’ flowering and fruiting times in relation to native birds’ annual life cycle

Autumn Food resource (Sustain bird migration)

 

Understorey and regenerating storeys’ flowering and fruiting times in relation to native birds’ annual life cycle

Autumn Food sources (Sustain bird migration)

 

Forest edge flowering and fruiting times in relation to native birds’ annual life cycle

Regenerating indigenous shrubs are often packed with autumn and winter food resources; - drawing in juvenile birds, - boosting natural succession.

Winter and early spring food resources for bird “Survival”